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Dakota Electric helps bring data center to Dakota County

DataBank, from Dallas, Texas, has decided to locate a new data center facility in the former Taystee Bakery distribution center in Eagan. The 88,000-square-foot data center will be what is known as a “colocation facility” and multi-tenant “Carrier Hotel.” It will provide an entry-point for multiple telecommunications providers and viagra sale carriers to connect from other cities, while [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:11+00:00 June 23rd, 2014|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric awards $160,000 in scholarships

One-hundred and four area high school students received scholarships this spring for their post-secondary education from Dakota Electric Association. Others receiving part of the $160,000 unclaimed capital credits this year are students at Inver Hills Community College and Dakota County Technical College who will receive their scholarships in the fall. Dakota Electric has donated $859,495 since [...]

2017-03-16T12:32:16+00:00 June 16th, 2014|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric finishes busy spring of environmental activity

Dakota Electric Association donated more than 5,100 tree seedlings this spring, as it wraps up a full schedule of assisting with community plantings and environmental events throughout its service territory. Each year, Dakota Electric participates in a variety of Arbor Day and environmental events by donating seedlings and providing educational information and assistance. This year, Dakota [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:13+00:00 June 6th, 2014|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric CEO Miller meets with EPA Administrator

Dakota Electric Association’s President and no prescription online pharmacy CEO Greg Miller met Wednesday morning with EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy. McCarthy made a stop at the City of Burnsville, Minnesota, as she has been visiting city and business leaders in preparation for the EPA’s roll out of new rules regarding carbon emissions. Miller spoke with Administrator McCarthy about the proactive [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:13+00:00 May 29th, 2014|Categories: Press Release|

GreenTouch Day volunteers help at Lebanon Hills Regional Park

Approximately 100 Dakota Electric Association members volunteered their time on May 3 at Lebanon Hills Regional Park in Eagan as part of the 15th annual, state-wide, Touchstone Energy GreenTouch day. The volunteers did strenuous work and helped get the park ready for the summer season. A large group covered the play area with fresh wood chips, [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:13+00:00 May 15th, 2014|Categories: Press Release|

Local teacher completes graduate school studies

Celeste Kogl, a physics teacher at Farmington High School, has completed a rigorous 12-credit course through Hamline University’s Graduate School of Education’s continuing studies program and the CREED (Center for Renewable Energy Education and Demonstration) Project. “The quantity of material paired with the opportunities to witness the topics firsthand through experimentation and exploration would not be [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:13+00:00 May 9th, 2014|Categories: Press Release|

FBI agent discusses cyber security with Dakota Electric’s business members

Dakota Electric Association recently hosted a commercial member meeting on the topic of cyber security. Lizabeth Lehrkamp, special agent (SA) with FBI cyber security, discussed the various threats businesses — and even the nation — face and how to protect against such attacks. Marc Child, information security program manager from Dakota Electric’s wholesale power supplier, Great [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:13+00:00 May 2nd, 2014|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric members hear updates at annual meeting

Communication with member owners, outstanding reliability even with a tough winter and amoxil solar initiatives were a few of the topics discussed at Dakota Electric Association’s annual meeting, held in the social hall at St. Michael’s in Farmington on April 24. President and CEO Greg Miller discussed challenges faced while trying to provide affordable, reliable electricity. Regarding [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:13+00:00 April 28th, 2014|Categories: Press Release|

Ceminsky wins Dakota Electric’s Township Leader award

Dakota Electric Association recently awarded Mark Ceminsky, Farmington, the Township Leader of the Year award. Each year, Dakota Electric seeks to recognize outstanding leadership with the award, and Dakota Electric directors Margaret Schreiner and Paul Trapp attended a recent Dakota County Township Officers Association meeting to present the award to Ceminsky. Ceminsky has been a Eureka [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:13+00:00 April 16th, 2014|Categories: Press Release|

Increased level of scams reported in our area

Dakota Electric Association wants to remind members to beware of any suspicious phone calls from people asking for personal financial information. Utilities across the country are seeing increased incidences of scams targeting residential and business customers. Local police have reported an increase in scams in our area. Individuals claiming to be utility employees or collection agency [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:13+00:00 April 15th, 2014|Categories: Press Release|